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Have to pass a nicotine drug test for work just quit smoking 3 days ago what can I use to cleanse my body of the nicotine from showing up?

No. There is no evidence that "flushing" the body with excessive amounts of water will remove more of any drug, but it will sometimes make the urine so dilute that a drug they are testing for (cotinine) may fall below the detection limit and come up "negative." substances like milk thistle and other herbals are touted to help, but are unproven. Falsifying and adulterating specimens does you no favors. Read more...

I must quit nicotine "cold-turkey" for a job drug test. I am bipolar. How might this impact my emotional health if I quit suddenly and permanently?

No major effect. I wouldn't expect any major effects other than a bit of grumpiness. If you're currently in a hypomanic phase, this effect could possibly be exacerbated but you probably won't notice much difference if you're taking your meds regularly. Read more...
Improve your health. Stopping smoking will increase the longevity and overall health. SOME SHORT term side effects may be irritability, headache, increase in appetite. Yous sense of smell and taste will come back. You will cut your risk of throat, bladder, lung, and stomach cancer. You will have bronchitis and pneumonia less frequently. You will save money. You may even be less anxious. Read more...
Nicotine withdrawal. My biggest concern in your case would be that the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal could mimic anxiety or mania. So when you stop cold turkey, be aware that any symptoms you develop would be from that and not from anxiety or mania. Try to keep it in context. Read more...